Urologist, sexologist, lecturer, honorary professor, and currently medical director of Flare-Health institute in Amstelveen, senior lecturer of Clinical Sexology at the postgraduate institute RINO-Amsterdam and co-director of the European Society for Sexual Medicine (ESSM) School of Sexual Medicine. He has more than 20 years of clinical experience focusing on sexual dysfunctions in males and females. In 1998 received his PhD thesis on diagnostic tools and objective medical decisions.
He was past-president of the ESSM, co-founder and past-president of the multidisciplinary joint committee of sexual medicine of the UEMS, for which he received Silver Decoration of Honour. He is honorary and visiting Professor for urology of the Russian Federal Institute of Urology, Moscow and of the Shanghai Institute of Andrology of the Medical School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He is co-editors of several books a.o. Cancer, Intimacy and Sexuality (Springer). Authors of more than 20 book chapters and co-author of more than 70 peer-reviewed articles.
Updated: October 2020